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post #11 of 23 Old 03-09-2008, 01:14 PM
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nice fish, watch out though that texas cichlid gets huge if you give it time! a lfs of mine has one in a display tank i would say is more then 12"!
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post #12 of 23 Old 03-09-2008, 01:33 PM
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I think this may be your top fish...

http://cichlidae.com/gallery/species.php?s=7

No clue on the bottom one sorry.
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post #13 of 23 Old 03-09-2008, 08:15 PM
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you might me right there irish. the fins and the black line running to the tail looks pretty darn close.

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post #14 of 23 Old 03-09-2008, 08:30 PM
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If i'm right and you don't want it, send it on over here to Ireland
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post #15 of 23 Old 03-09-2008, 08:43 PM
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i was thinking it might be that but the mouth doesnt look the same.
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post #16 of 23 Old 03-10-2008, 12:30 AM Thread Starter
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I don't think so Irish the rib count on the under side fin are not the same the face and the shape of the head are different too

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post #17 of 23 Old 03-10-2008, 01:34 AM
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Second one is Vieja synspilum to me.

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post #18 of 23 Old 03-10-2008, 01:57 AM
Could be Lupester, but it has alot of color where the ones I used to have, which were wild, weren't that colorful. Not even in breeding dress. I almost have to say that it may be a cross. Synspilum was my first impression, too.

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post #19 of 23 Old 03-10-2008, 01:17 PM
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there is more then one color variant of synspilum, your second one is a synspilum, watch out, if it is a male, it will attain 17"

the first one to me looks like a strain of flowerhorn, a low grade, but a flowerhorn

Cyanoguttatus and Carpitnis dont look anything like that first fish...

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post #20 of 23 Old 03-14-2008, 04:10 PM
1st one is not a Texas.

2nd looks like Cichlasoma Maculicauda
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